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Friday, July 10, 2020



Ensure no construction activity takes place in Aravallis: HC to Haryana govt

February 14, 2020 1:37 am

In a different matter, the court Wednesday had lambasted the Haryana government for delay in notifying NCZs and questioned its assertion that the term “Aravalli range/hills” does not exist in state revenue records.

Manohar Lal Khattar says stand by position on law allowing Aravalli construction

January 22, 2020 1:33 am

The BJP argued that the amendment to the Act — which would open up the Aravallis to non-forest activity — was needed keeping in view the “changed circumstances”.

In Gujarat, 2 Dalit families convert to Buddhism, cite cancelled garba

October 10, 2019 6:57 am

Mahendra converted along with his wife Jagruti and two-year-old daughter. “My wife and I concluded that this discrimination was because of the caste-based hierarchy in Hindu religion. Hence, we decided to shun Hinduism and embrace Buddhism.”

The disappearance of Aravali Hills

July 26, 2019 6:24 pm

Stretching for some 800 kilometers (430 miles) from Delhi across the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Haryana, the Aravali Hills are believed to date back 350 million years.

What draws city dwellers to go on camping trips

May 05, 2019 6:00 am

Sometimes, you can seek nature — and yourself — in your backyard.

You will be in trouble if anything is done to Aravalli, SC warns Haryana govt

March 08, 2019 8:02 pm

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta observed this after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was appearing for Haryana, said he will satisfy the court that amendments in the Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA), 1900 were not done to "help somebody".

Congress urges Governor not to give assent to amendment in Aravallis law

March 06, 2019 2:29 am

Two days after the bill was passed, the Supreme Court came down heavily on the Haryana government saying the step will destroy the forest and this cannot be permitted.

Gurgaon MP welcomes Supreme Court decision in Aravallis case

March 05, 2019 1:45 am

A statement issued by the district PR office said the Aravallis were very important to the ecosystem and that if it is excluded from the Act, it will lead to people building big structures, the way it has happened in villages near Delhi.

Greens in the red: Why Aravallis matter to National Capital Region

April 12, 2019 11:08 am

A century-old Act is perhaps the only thing keeping the Aravallis safe from rampant construction. With the Haryana government moving to amend it, and the Supreme Court stepping in, The Indian Express attempts to understand what’s at stake

Why green activists, opposition parties fear plunder of Aravallis

March 04, 2019 12:40 am

Amendment in the The Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA) by the Haryana Assembly has raised hackles of environmentalists and opposition leaders alike. SUKHBIR SIWACH explains the contentious aspects of the law.